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The Monthly Publication of NAUG: The National AppleWorks Users Group 

Volume III, No. 9 

Three Dollars 

Letters to NAUG 

• Print “buffers” and short lines. 

• Macro users group. 

• Another patch to change 

the AppleWorks cursor. 

• Pinpoint Spell Checker. 

Advanced Techniques 

• How to transfer files 

into AppleWorks — Part 1, 

• File transfer resources. 

Data Base Tip 

• How to handle 9-digit zip codes. 

Word Processor Tip 

• Two ways to print a single page. 

Macro Primer 

• Getting started with 

macros — Part 1. 

• Commands UltraMacros adds 

to AppleWorks. 

• Macros built into UltraMacros. 

Software Review 

• TimeOut Thesaurus: An easy 
way to find the right word. 

AppleWorks Update 

• Recent additions to NAUG’s 
AppleWorks wish list. 

Word Processor Tip 

• Howto get multi-line headers. 

Beagle Bros Update 

• AppleWorks 2.1 requires 
version 2.1 of TimeOut. 

Quick Tip 20 

• How to prevent Apple Mgs lockups. 

• How to protect your privacy. 

Beagle Bros Update 

* SpreadTools: Useful tools 
for the spreadsheet user. 

NAUG News 

• NAUG joins CompuServe and 
AppleLink - Personal Edition. 

Members Helping Members 23 

• 150 member-volunteers 
who can help with the 
AppleWorks modules. 

AppleFest Update 

Electronic Index Disk Update 27 
Classified Advertising 28 

Seminar Schedule 

Support for AppleWorks and ///EZ Pieces Users 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 1 

Letters to NAUG 

Print “Buffers” and Short Lines 

Dear Cathleen, 

I own an Apple He, Pkaso interface card, and Oki- 
data 92 printer. My computer locks up while the 
printer is working. I must wait for a document to 
finish printing before I can work on another. My 
friend, who has an Apple lie and an Epson printer, 
can print one document while he edits another. 
What can I do to achieve the same result? 

In addition, no matter how I set my characters per 
inch, I am unable to get more than 80 characters on 
a printed line. I can change the size of the charac¬ 
ters, but if I make the characters smaller, I end up 
with 80 characters on the line and a wide right mar¬ 
gin. My documents print correctly on the Epson 
and Apple printers at school, but not on my Okida- 
ta at home. 

Melanie Kitchner 
Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 

[Ed: The communications between one’s computer 
and one’s printer is more complex than many peo¬ 
ple realize. When you tell AppleWorks to print a 
document, the computer transmits only the first 
character of that document. The printer prints that 
character and then sends a message to the com¬ 
puter saying that it is ready for the next character. 
The computer does not send the second character 
until the first one is printed. 

Some printer manufacturers (e.g., Toshiba, the 
maker of the ImageWriter II) put memory in the 
printer so it can memorize the characters to be 
printed. The printer stores the characters in mem¬ 
ory and immediately sends a message back to the 
computer saying the text was printed. If the print¬ 
er has a enough memory, the computer will send 
the complete document to the printer and then is 
free to run AppleWorks while the printer outputs 
your document. 

The National AppleWorks Users Group (NAUG) is an 
association that supports AppleWorks users.The group 
provides technical support and information about Apple- 
Works and enhancements to that program. Our primary 
means of communicating with members is through the 
monthly newsletter entitled the AppleWorks Forum. 

This extra memory is called a “buffer” or “print 
buffer”. Your friend’s Epson printer apparently 
has a “buffer”; your Okidata does not. You have 
to wait until a document is printed before you can 
do other work. 

There are two ways to add a print buffer to your 
system. First, you can buy an external buffer. We 
use a 64K Microbuffer (Practical Peripherals) at 
the NAUG office and find it adds significantly to 
our productivity. 

NAUG also uses an Applied Engineering Ram- 
Works card as a print buffer. AppleWorks uses 
only 48K of every 64K of memory you add to your 
machine, and Applied Engineering figured out 
how to use the extra memory as a print buffer. The 
AW 2 Expander program that comes with the 
RamWorks card modifies AppleWorks so it can use 
the extra memory on the RamWorks card as a 
buffer. Once you modify AppleWorks with the AW 
2 Expander, AppleWorks stores its print output on 
the card and sends that output to the printer while 
you use your Apple for other work. 

Your problem printing more than 80 characters on 
a line is caused by your printer interface card set¬ 
ting. The correct printer interface card setting for 
the Pkaso card is Control-I ON (that is the number 
zero, not the letter “O”). Enter that setting and 
you should be able to print more than 80 charac¬ 
ters on each line. The correct settings for nine 
popular interface cards appeared in the April 
1987 issue of the AppleWorks Forum.] 

© ir on m 

Editor: Cathleen Merritt 
Associate Editor: William Marriott 
Technical Coordinator: James Smith 
Publisher: The National AppleWorks Users Group 

©COPYRIGHT 1988, by NAUG, The National AppleWorks Users Group, for the 
exclusive use and enjoyment of its members. Any reprint or reproduction must be 
approved in writing and in advance by NAUG. 

The “AppleWorks Forum" ISSN #0893-4118, is published monthly 
for $27 per year by the National AppleWorks Users Group, 

43566 Applewood, Canton, Michigan 48188. 

POSTMASTER: Send address changes to AppleWorks Forum, NAUG, 

Box 87453, Canton, Ml 48187 

Page 2 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 


Macro Users Group 

Dear Editor: 

I am writing to let you know about the AppleWorks 
Macro Users Group (A MUG). A MUG publishes 
a manual and a disk of macros that work with 
AutoWorks. We plan to translate these macros to 
make them compatible with UltraMacros. 

Marvin Yavitz 
Box 8375 

St. Louis, MO 63132 

[Ed: AutoWorks, one of the precursors to Time- 
Out UltraMacros, is an enhancement that adds 
macro capabilities to AppleWorks. AutoWorks 
costs $49.95from Beagle Bros. For more informa¬ 
tion about macros, see the article entitled “Get¬ 
ting Started with Macros” in this issue of the 
AppleWorks Forum.] 

Another Patch to Change 
the AppleWorks Cursor 

Dear NAUG, 

Here’s a tip that lets you change the flashing Apple- 
Works cursor to the Mousetext character “j”. I like 
this character because it always points to where 
your letters will appear when you type and to what 
will be deleted when you press the Delete Key. 

Follow these steps: 

1. Boot your system with the Utilities Disk or any 
other disk that has the file BASIC.SYSTEM 
and get into the BASIC language. 

2. Replace your BASIC disk with a copy of the 
AppleWorks Startup Disk. 

3. TypeBLOAD aplworks. system, TSYS,A$2000 
and press the Return Key. 

4. Type poke 11681,77 and press the Return Key. 

5. TypeBSAVE aplworks.system,tsys,a$2000 
and press the Return Key. 

Jon Bernhardt 
Kitchener, Ontario 

Pinpoint Spell Checker 

Dear Cathleen, 

NAUG’s review of TimeOut QuickSpell ( Apple- 
Works Forum, May 1988) is quite accurate. How¬ 
ever, some of the comments about Pinpoint’s Spell 
Checker left me confused. The author writes “... 
Spell Checker is so slow when operating on a stan¬ 
dard Apple lie ... that many typists lose characters 
as they type.” 

I find no relation between Spell Checker and typing. 
You can type as fast as AppleWorks allows. You 
won’t lose any characters because the Spell Checker 
isn’t activated until you press Solid-Apple-P. 

In addition, Pinpoint’s Spell Checker was not 
intended to check large documents. Pinpoint’s 
advertisements state it is good for short pieces and 
single words. Word checking with Spell Checker is 
quicker than QuickSpell if for no other reason than 
you can activate it with a single Solid-Apple-P. To 
invoke QuickSpell you must press Open-Apple- 
Escape and then a few more keystrokes. 

Don Prohaska 
California City, California 

[Ed: NAUG tested Pinpoint’s Spell Checker on a 
Apple He and confirmed the finding of lost char¬ 
acters while typing. The problem occurs after you 
use Spell Checker for the first time and then insert 
words into the middle of an existing document. 
NAUG originally reported this problem in a 
review of Pinpoint’s Spell Checker in the Decem¬ 
ber 1986 issue of the AppleWorks Forum. 

This problem did not occur when we used Spell 
Checker on either an Apple IIgs or a TransWarp- 
equipped Apple He.] 18 

New 1988/1989 Public Domain Catalog 

NAUG recently increased the size of its Public 
Domain Library and released a new, 24-page 
edition of the NAUG Public Domain Catalog. 
The catalog lists hundreds of inexpensive public 
domain templates, fonts, AppleWorks enhance¬ 
ments, and utilities available from NAUG. The 
catalog costs $4 and includes a rebate coupon 
worth $2 on your first order. 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 3 

Advanced Techniques 

How to Transfer Files 
into AppleWorks — Part 1 

by Warren Williams 

This is the first of two articles on how to transfer data between Apple ITs and other comput¬ 
ers. This month, Dr. Williams describes how to transfer data from MS-DOS and CP/M sys¬ 
tems into AppleWorks. Next month he describes how to transfer data from non-MS-DOS 
laptop computers such as the Tandy 100,102, and 200. 

S ome of us live in a schizophrenic world. At 
home we enjoy the ease of using AppleWorks; 
at work we struggle with more complex, more 
powerful word processor, data base, and spread¬ 
sheet programs on MS-DOS machines. In this arti¬ 
cle, I describe how to transfer data files between 
these computers. Although I refer to MS-DOS sys¬ 
tems, the same techniques can be used to transfer 
data between CP/M computers and Apple IIs. 

These instructions apply to both desktop and laptop 
MS-DOS systems. 

What You Need 

You need telecommunications programs for both 
the Apple and MS-DOS systems. The communica¬ 
tions program for your Apple should be a ProDOS 
program such as Point-to-Point (Pinpoint Publish¬ 
ing), MouseTalk (United Software), CommWorks 
(PBI Software), ASCII Express (United Software), 
or any other ProDOS-based communications pro¬ 
gram. You can use any popular MS-DOS commu¬ 
nications program on your IBM-compatible; there 
are dozens of programs available for those systems. 
However, I prefer the simple communications 
modules built into the easy-to-use integrated pack¬ 
ages like Works (Microsoft Corp.) or First Choice 
(Software Publishing Co.). [Ed: A list of the 
addresses and telephone numbers for all vendors 
mentioned in this article appears on page 7], 

You also need a way to connect the two computers. 
If you have an Apple He, you need a communica¬ 
tions card and a cable to connect the two machines. 

You can use a Super Serial card in your He and the 
model SC817 Smart Cable produced by IQ Tech¬ 
nologies. The Smart Cable has all the plugs and 
switches necessary to connect two computers 
through their RS-232 ports. If you don’t have 
access to a Smart Cable, you can use either a 
“straight through” RS-232 cable with a device 
called a “null modem”, or a “null modem cable” to 
connect your two computers. These items should 
be available at any full-service computer store. 

If you have an Apple lie or IIgs, you need the 
cable usually used to connect your computer to an 
Image Writer I printer. 

Preparing Your Data File 

The computer industry has adopted a standard cod¬ 
ing scheme, called ASCII (pronounced ASK-ee), to 
represent data. AppleWorks, and most MS-DOS 
programs, can read and write ASCII files. The prob¬ 
lem is that the two systems use different disk drive 
mechanisms, so you cannot write your data as 
ASCII files on one system and read it with the other. 

To accomplish this transfer, you have to generate a 
file on the “sending” computer that represents all 
data in ASCII codes and then transfer those codes 
between computers. 

Unfortunately, every program uses different 
approaches to creating an ASCII file. Some pro¬ 
grams (e.g., AppleWriter) automatically store their 
files in ASCII codes. Others (e.g., AppleWorks) 
provide an option to write ASCII files on your data 

Page 4 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Advanced Techniques... 

Figure 1: ASCII File Formatted 
for Export to Apple- 
Works Data Base 

John Record #1 


123 Main Street 
New York 

(212) 555-1234 

Mary Record #2 


999 Broken Road 

(313) 555-5555 

Sam Record #3 


321 Orange Terrace 




(404) 555-2345 

disk. (In Apple Works, you “print” your file to an 
ASCII file on the disk.) 

You need to generate an ASCII (or “text”) file on 
the sending computer. Since the steps necessary to 
generate that file depend on the program you are 
using, those procedures are beyond the scope of 
this article. 

If you are preparing data for transfer into the Ap¬ 
ple Works word processor, you should generate an 
ASCII file without Return characters at the end of 
each line. 

Files prepared for export to an Apple Works data 
base should have the data from each category on a 
separate line. The data from the first record should 
be followed immediately by data for the next 
record. If a field in one of the records is empty, you 
should print a blank line to keep the number of 
lines the same for every record. For example, if 
you have a name and address data base, your 
ASCII file should look like the list in Figure 1. 

Most spreadsheet programs use different formulas 
and functions, so it is difficult to successfully 
transfer spreadsheet files between computers. 
However, you can try transferring your spreadsheet 
into Apple Works by preparing a DIF (Data Inter¬ 
change Format) file. A DIF file is an ASCII file 
organized in a manner designed for sharing infor¬ 
mation between programs. 

Preparing Your Computers 

Once you have prepared an ASCII file, you are 
ready to connect the computers and transfer the 
file. Follow these steps: 

1. Apple lie owners: Install a Super Serial Card in 
slot 2 and configure the card with the jumper 
block pointing to “Modem” and the switches set 
for 9600 baud, 8 bits, one stop bit, no parity. 
(The switch settings are as follows: Switch 1: 
Off Off Off On On On; Switch 2: On On On On 
On Off Off.) Then, use the Smart Cable or a 
straight-through RS-232 cable and null modem 
adapter to connect the serial ports on the two 

Apple lie or IIgs owners: Connect the DB-25 
plug on the ImageWriter I cable into the serial 
port of the MS-DOS computer. Connect the oth¬ 
er end of the cable to the modem port on the 

2. Boot up telecommunications programs on both 
the MS-DOS and Apple computers. Examine 
the communications parameters available on 
each program and determine the fastest baud 
rate both programs offer. Typically, that is either 
4800 or 9600 baud. Configure both programs to 
communicate at that baud rate. 

3. You can set up the software to use any combi¬ 
nation of data bits, stop bits, and parity as long 
as both machines are configured to the same 
settings. Start by trying 8 bits, one stop bit, no 
parity. If that is not available on both systems, 
try 7 data bits, 1 stop bit, even parity. 

4. Put an AppleWorks data disk in one of your 
Apple disk drives and set the telecommunica¬ 
tions software so it is ready to receive a file and 
store that file on a disk. Most telecommunica¬ 
tions programs will ask you to enter a pathname 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 


AdvancedTechniques.. . 

for this file. Enter the pathname in the format 


5. Tell the communications software in the MS- 
DOS machine to transmit the ASCII file to the 

The file should now be transmitted to the Apple 
computer and saved on your Apple Works disk. 
Some Apple communications programs require 
you to issue a “Save” command to 
save the file. Issue that command 

Using the File in AppleWorks 

Once the file is stored in ASCII 
characters on your AppleWorks data 
disk, you should read the file into 
AppleWorks and issue a Save Com¬ 
mand to store the file in AppleWorks 
format. Follow these steps: 

1. Boot up AppleWorks. 

2. At the Main Menu, select choice 
#1, “Add Files to the Desktop”. 

3. Indicate you want to create a new 
file for either the word processor, 
data base, or spreadsheet. 

4. Indicate the file is a text file on 
the disk. 

5. Enter the pathname of this file. 

6. If you are transferring a data base file, tell 
AppleWorks how many categories are in each 

7. Tell AppleWorks what name to assign to the 
new data file. 

AppleWorks will read the data disk. The dura¬ 
tion of this process depends on the size of the 
file you are transferring. 

8. If you are transferring data into an AppleWorks 
data base, issue an Apple-N command and 
change the AppleWorks default category names 
to more descriptive titles. 

9. Issue an Apple-S command to save the new 
AppleWorks file on the disk. 

The MS-DOS file should now be stored as an 
AppleWorks file on your AppleWorks data disk. 

Other Alternatives 

There are at least three other ways to transfer files 
from MS-DOS computers into AppleWorks. 

One approach is to use Cross-Works, a program 
specifically designed to transfer MS-DOS files into 
AppleWorks. Unlike other communica¬ 
tions products that require you to gener¬ 
ate and translate ASCII files, Cross- 
Works can directly transfer files 
between WordPerfect, dBASE III+, 
Lotus 1,2,3, and AppleWorks. The pack¬ 
age includes all necessary cables, data 
conversion, and communications pro¬ 
grams for both the MS-DOS and Apple 

You can also use an Applied Engineer¬ 
ing PC Transporter card to convert 
ASCII files from MS-DOS formatted 
disks into Apple format. The PC Trans¬ 
porter comes with a utility program 
called “Transfer” for this purpose. The 
procedure is to use your MS-DOS soft¬ 
ware to generate an ASCII file and then 
use the Transfer program to write that 
file onto a ProDOS-formatted disk. 

A third alternative is to prepare the ASCII text file 
as described above, and send your MS-DOS data 
disk to a file conversion service, such as Burke 
Software. Burke converts MS-DOS (and other for¬ 
mat) data disks into AppleWorks formatted files. 

A number of NAUG members report they received 
excellent service from Burke Software. 

[Dr. Warren Williams teaches course in the Edu¬ 
cational Technology program at Eastern Michigan 
University. He is a technical advisor to NAUG, a 
frequent contributor to the AppleWorks Forum, 
and conducts AppleWorks seminars throughout 
the country.] 

The computer 
industry has 
adopted a 
standard coding 
scheme for data, 
(and most 
programs) can 
read and write 
ASCII files. 

Page 6 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Advanced Techniques ... 

File Transfer Resources 

The companies in this list make 
products suited for file transfers 
and conversions. 

PC Transporter 

Applied Engineering 
Box 5100 

Carrollton, TX 75011 
(214) 241-6060 

Burke Software 
Data Transfer Division 
Box 515 

Park Ridge, IL 60068 
(313) 823-1357 


Hayes Microcomputer 


Box 105203 

Atlanta, GA 30348 

(404) 449-8791 

Smart Cable 
IQ Technologies, Inc. 
11811 N.E. 1st St. #308 
Bellevue, WA 98005 
(206) 451-0232 

Microsoft Works PC 
Microsoft Corporation 
10700 Northup Way 
Bellevue, WA 98009 
(206) 882-8080 

PBI Software 
1111 Triton Drive 
Foster City, CA 94404 
(415) 349-8765 

Pinpoint Publishing 
5865 Doyle Street #112 
Emeryville, CA 94608 
(415) 654-3050 

Box 97623 
Raleigh, NC 27624 
(919) 878-7725 

PFS .First Choice 

Software Publishing 

Box 7210 

1901 Landings Drive 
Mountain View, CA 94043 
(415) 962-8910 

ASCII Express 

United Software Industries 
1880 Century Park 
East #311 

Los Angeles, CA 90067 
(213) 556-2211 

You Could Be Online 
In The Time It Takes 
To Read This Ad. 

Point-to-Point is quick and simple to learn and use. 

It's also powerful and complete. In every respect. 

And because you can be online in the time it takes to 
read this ad, Point-to-Point is also 
the #1 communications program 
among Apple II computer users. 


A A 

Pinpoint Publishing • 5865 Doyle St. #112 • Emeryville, CA 94608 (415) 654-3050 

©1987 Pinpoint Publishing. Pinpoint and Point-to-Point are trademarks of Pinpoint Publishing. 

Inform, Gossip, Preach 
or Just MakeMoney. 

Using Let's Talk is just like owning the Post Office. 

But instead of selling stamps, youTl use your computer 
and a modem to give friends and colleagues instant 
access to millions of files or their private electronic mail. 

Let's Talk electronic bulletin board includes everything 
you need. To keep the library open day and night or 
sell just about anything from 
airplanes to zoological supplies. 

No wonder so many people 
use Let's Talk to inform, gossip, 
or just make money these days. 

4: Pinpoint 

Let's Talk Pinpoint 

Pinpoint Publishing • 5865 Doyle St. #112 • Emeryville, CA 94608 (415) 654-3050 

f <;1987 Pinpoint Publishing. Pinpoint <ind Lot s Talk aro trademarks of Pinpoint Publishing and Russ Systems respectively. 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 7 

Data Base Tip 

How to Handle 
9-Digit Zip Codes 

by Cathleen Merritt 

O ver the years, the United States Postal Service 
has adopted a number of practices that pur¬ 
portedly speed the flow of mail. One of the organi¬ 
zation’s ideas to improve mail service is called 
“Zip + 4”, the nine-digit zip code. While this code 
undoubtedly makes it easier to handle the mail, it 
increases the complexity of managing name and 
address records in an AppleWorks data base file. 

AppleWorks users face four problems when they 
use nine-digit zip codes: 

1. Once you enter a hyphen into a category, 

AppleWorks no longer recognizes the entry as a 

2. If some of your records have nine-digit codes 
and some have five-digit codes, it is difficult to 
arrange the records solely on the first five digits 
of their code. 

3. There are times when you want to print only the 
first five digits of the code. 

4. Some Postal Service classes of mail require you 
to sort the mail based on five-digit codes; others 
require sorting by nine-digit codes. 

Fortunately, these problems can be avoided if you 
establish two zip code categories for your data base 
file. (I call the categories “ZIP” and “ZIP+4”) 
Always enter the five-digit and four-digit codes 
into these two different fields. 

If you separate the codes into two categories and 
omit the hyphen, AppleWorks treats your entries as 
numeric data. That lets you sort the records by 
either the original zip code or by the expanded 
nine-digit code. In addition, you can choose 
whether to print just the first five digits or the com¬ 
plete nine-digit number. 

When you want to sort the records into zip code 
order, you must use a two-step process. First, 
arrange the records based on the ZIP+4 category. 
Then issue a second Arrange Command to sort the 
records based on the ZIP category. This procedure 
insures that records containing either five-digit or 
nine-digit codes are in the correct order. 

There is one problem with this system; it is not 
easy to get a hyphen between the two sets of num¬ 
bers. If you own version 2.0 or later of Apple- 
Works, you can insert that hyphen by using the 
Mail Merge module to print your output. However, 
I found a simpler solution; I leave the space blank 
between the two numbers and nobody seems to 

Page 8 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Word Processor Tip 

How to Print a Single Page 

by James Hirsch 

E ver try to print a single page with Apple Works? 

You put the cursor on the page you want to 
print, issue an Apple-P command, select “This 
Page” from the Print From? Menu, and Apple Works 
develops a life of its own ... printing from the cur¬ 
rent page to the end of the document. 

The problem is that the Print From? Menu specifies 
where printing should start, but does not tell 
AppleWorks where to stop. 

Here are two ways to get AppleWorks to print just 
a single page: 

Use the Pause Each Page Command 

One technique is to insert a Pause Each Page Com¬ 
mand at the beginning of the document. To issue a 
Pause Each Page Command, type an Apple-0 to go 
to the Options Menu, and then type PE. 

Then follow these steps: 

1. Issue an Apple-K command to tell AppleWorks 
to calculate the page breaks. (While this step is 
optional, AppleWorks sometimes prints the 
wrong page if you do not first issue an Apple-K 

2. Either scroll to the page you want to print or use 
the Apple-F command to find that page. (If you 
use Apple-F, press the Up Arrow Key to scroll 
onto the page you want to print.) 

3. Issue an Apple-P command and indicate you 
want to start printing from the current page. 

4. AppleWorks will start to print the page and will 
prompt you to “Press Space Bar to continue”. 
Press the Space Bar if you want to print another 
page. Press the Escape Key to cancel the print¬ 
ing of additional pages. 

Use a “Single Page Printer” 

Another alternative is to add a second printer to the 
AppleWorks Printer Menu and define that printer 
so it automatically pauses at the end of each page. 

Follow these steps to add this “Single Page Printer” 
to your Printer Menu: 

1. At the Main Menu, select choice #5, “Other 

2. At the Other Activities Menu, select choice #7, 
“Specify information about your printer(s)”. 

3. At the Printer Menu, indicate you want to add a 
printer to your system. Select the correct printer 
from the list and give the printer a name such as 
“Single Page”. 

4. At the Add a Printer Menu, change the default 
so “Pause at the end of each page” is set to 

You can now print a document as if you had insert¬ 
ed a Pause Each Page Command at the beginning 
of the file. Just select the “Single Page Printer” 
from the Printer Menu when you issue the Apple-P 

If you add a Single Page Printer to the Printer 
Menu, it’s easy to print an entire document. Leave 
the cursor anywhere in the document, issue an 
Apple-P command, respond to the Print From? 
Menu with the choice “This document”, and select 
the regular printer from the Printer Menu. 

A final suggestion: Sometimes you will find that 
AppleWorks starts printing on the page before the 
one you want to print. There are two ways to elimi¬ 
nate that problem: 

1. Issue an Apple-K command before issuing the 
Print Command. 

2. Put the cursor somewhere in the middle of the 
page you want to print before issuing the Print 

Either of those approaches will get the correct page 

[James Hirsch, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, is a 
consultant to the Anoka-Hennepin Schools.] 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 9 

Macro Primer 

Getting Started 
with Macros — Part I 

by Mark Munz 

This is the first of a series of articles that describe how to use UltraMacros to enhance the 
power of AppleWorks. By the end of this first article, you should know the capabilities of 
UltraMacros and how to use its built-in commands and macros. Future articles will 
describe how to record your own macros, how to create and use Task Files, and how to use 
the programming language built into UltraMacros. 

A “macro” is defined in Webster’s New Colle¬ 
giate Dictionary as “a single computer instruc¬ 
tion that stands for a sequence of operations”. For 
example, it usually takes several keystrokes to tell 
AppleWorks to print a word processor document 
(Apple-P, RETURN, RETURN, RETURN). With a 
macro, a single keystroke combination (Solid- 
Apple-P) can perform the same job. 

Macros have two obvious advantages. First, they 
save keystrokes. You can tell AppleWorks to mem¬ 
orize any set of keystrokes and then “invoke” or 
“play back” that macro whenever you need those 
words or commands in your document. Second, 
macros speed up AppleWorks. Macros immediate¬ 
ly respond to AppleWorks questions and menus. 
There is no waiting for user input. 

Macro Programs for AppleWorks 

There are currently five programs that give you 
macro capabilities with AppleWorks. Pinpoint Pub¬ 
lishing’s KeyPlayer and Beagle Bros’ UltraMacros, 
AutoWorks and Super Macro Works modify Apple- 
Works and add macro capabilities directly to the 
program. DiversiKey, from Diversified Software 
Research, works only on the Apple IIgs, but adds 
macro capabilities to most text-based programs that 
run on that computer. DiversiKey does not modify 
AppleWorks and does not have all the power of 
UltraMacros, but DiversiKey also works with Mul¬ 
tiscribe, Bank Street Writer III, most spreadsheet 
programs, and other Apple II programs. 

Of the available alternatives, I favor UltraMacros. 
It is the most powerful of the programs and it 
offers a number of features not available with the 
other two alternatives. In this series of articles, I 
will refer specifically to UltraMacros, although 
some of the functions I will describe can be dupli¬ 
cated with the other programs. 

UltraMacros’ Additions to AppleWorks 

UltraMacros enhances AppleWorks in five ways: 

1. It adds new AppleWorks commands. 

2. It includes a set of built-in macros for Apple- 

3. It gives AppleWorks the ability to memorize 
and replay any set of keystrokes you enter. 

4. It lets you create Task Files so you can auto¬ 
mate any task or set of operations. 

5. It offers a complete programming language so 
you can create menu-driven applications or 
automate complex tasks. 

This series of articles describes how to use each of 
these features of UltraMacros. 

UltraMacros and the Keyboard 

You can invoke these features like other Apple- 
Works commands because UltraMacros recognizes 
keystroke combinations that are typically ignored 
by AppleWorks. 

Page 10 

September 1988 AppleWorks Forum 

Macro Primer ... 

Figure 1: Commands UltraMacros 
Adds to AppleWorks 




Deletes character under cursor 


Jumps to first space after cursor 


Jumps to first space before cursor 


Enters date in long form 
(September 1,1988) 


Enters date in short form (09/01/88) 


Enters time in 12-hour format (1:42 pm) 


Enters time in 24-hour format (13:42) 


Finds the next Carriage Return character 
(word processor only) 

sa- A 

Finds the next formatting or “normal” 
caret ( A ) (word processor only) 


Start recording a macro. 


Identical to sa-Delete command 


Converts character at cursor to uppercase 


Converts character at cursor to lowercase 


Summons insert cursor 


Summons Zoom Out mode 

(formatting, formulas hidden) 


Increments character at cursor 
(i.e.: “a” becomes “b”) 


Decrements character at cursor 
(i.e.: “b” becomes “a”) 

As you might know, Apple Works does not differ¬ 
entiate between the Open-Apple and Solid-Apple 
keys. (On an Apple IIgs, the Option Key duplicates 
the function of the Solid-Apple Key on the Apple 
He and lie.) When you use “standard” Apple- 
Works, you can use the Open-Apple and Solid- 
Apple keys interchangeably; both keystrokes initi¬ 
ate the same commands. 

UltraMacros “teaches” Apple Works to differentiate 
between the Open-Apple and Solid-Apple key 
combinations. With UltraMacros installed, Open- 
Apple, Solid-Apple, and Both-Apple key combina¬ 
tions invoke different commands. In addition, 
UltraMacros recognizes Control-key combinations. 
Thus, each key on the Apple keyboard can be used 

to generate additional AppleWorks commands. 
Throughout this series of articles, I will use the 
abbreviations “oa-”, “sa-”, “ba-”, and “ctrl-” to 
designate Open-Apple, Solid-Apple, Both-Apple 
and Control-key keystrokes. 

Built-in Commands 

UltraMacros adds new commands to AppleWorks. 
For example, UltraMacros adds a Date Command. 
Once UltraMacros is installed, you can press sa-' 
and AppleWorks will immediately type the current 
date in the format “September 1, 1988”. Typing 
sa-" invokes the Date2 command, which types the 
date in the format “09/01/88”. 

Two other useful commands are the “UC” (Upper 
Case Convert) and “LC” (Lower Case Convert) 
commands. Once you install UltraMacros, you can 
put the cursor on any lower case letter and issue the 
Upper Case Convert command (oa-:). AppleWorks 
will replace that character with its upper case 
equivalent. Similarly, the LC command (oa-;) will 
convert an upper case letter into lower case. 

Figure 1 lists the commands UltraMacros adds to 

Built-in Macros 

In addition to the built-in commands, UltraMacros 
includes a set of pre-defined macros that are auto¬ 
matically available when you enhance AppleWorks 
with UltraMacros. For example, sa-A invokes a 
macro that takes you to the Add Files Menu from 
anywhere within AppleWorks. Once you install 
UltraMacros, you can add a file to your desktop 
from anywhere in AppleWorks by pressing sa-A 
and selecting the file from the disk catalog. 

Figure 2 lists the macros built into UltraMacros. 
Additional information about each macro appears 
in the AppleWorks word processor file entitled 
“Macros Ultra” on the UltraMacros disk. 

Keystroke Macros 

The UltraMacros oa-X command adds another fea¬ 
ture to AppleWorks; the ability to record keystroke 
macros. When you press oa-X, UltraMacros starts 
memorizing each key you press. You can then 
define those keystrokes as a new macro and replay 
the keystrokes upon command. 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 11 

Macro P r im e r 

Figure 2: Macros Built into UltraMacros 



sa-Left Arrow 

Go to beginning of word processor line, or 

Go to first column of spreadsheet, or 

Jump left one word in a data base category 

sa-Right Arrow 

Go to end of word processor line, or 

Go to last column holding data in a spreadsheet, or 

Jump right one word in a data base category 


Add files to desktop 


Begin a memo 


Center line of text 


Delete word under cursor 


Find text and clear old search text 


Go to special marker 


Go to home cell in spreadsheet 


Indent three characters 


Address line 


Calculate page breaks, then find a page 


WP: left justify; SS: change entry’s label layout 


Set special marker 


Sort column in spreadsheet numerically 


Indent zero 


Print file; add date if a spreadsheet or data base report 


Go to next file on desktop 


Change a printer option 


Save and remove a file 


Undo last “UltraMacros delete” 


Delete line 


Delete to end of file 


Delete last line in file 


WP: insert subscript codes; SS: shrink column width 


WP: insert superscript codes; SS: expand column width 


WP: force a page break; SS: copy a label or value 


Insert a space, even in strikeover mode 


Sort a spreadsheet column alphabetically 


Boldface word under cursor 


Close a letter 


Find next forced page break 


List all files on current drive 


Create a new AppleWorks word processor file 


Delete next caret ( A ) 


Begin data base phone log program 


Exit AppleWorks, ignoring all changes 


Save all desktop files to current disk and exit 

You do not need to be able to 
program to use this valuable fea¬ 
ture of UltraMacros. You tell 
UltraMacros to memorize your 
keystrokes, do your work as usu¬ 
al, and tell the program to repeat 
those keystrokes upon command. 
I will describe how to capture, 
compile, replay, and save key¬ 
stroke macros in the next article 
in this series. 

Task Files 

Task Files are sets of macros you 
can use to perform a specific 
task. For example, you can set up 
a Task File that boots up Apple- 
Works, concatenates ten different 
spreadsheet files into a single 
file, prints that summary spread¬ 
sheet, saves the summary on disk, 
and quits AppleWorks. 

Although it’s easy to use a Task 
File, creating one requires some 
background. I will describe how 
to create Task Files later in this 

The Programming Language 

Unbeknownst to many Ultra- 
Macros users, UltraMacros also 
offers a true Pascal-like program¬ 
ming language. The language has 
its own set of variables, the capa¬ 
bility for loops, a powerful if- 
then-else logic command set, and 
other sophisticated features that 
are common to programming lan¬ 
guages, but are unusual in a 
macro program. 

The UltraMacros programming 
language supports more than 50 
commands. These are in addition 
to the standard AppleWorks com¬ 
mands already at your disposal. 
Two articles in this series will 

Page 12 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Macro Primer. 

describe the UltraMacros programming language 
and will teach you how to use that language. You 
will find that this powerful language will let you do 
spectacular things with AppleWorks. 


My purpose in this article was to provide a quick 
introduction to UltraMacros. Now you should fol¬ 
low the directions on how to install TimeOut that 
appeared in the February 1988 issue of the Apple- 
Works Forum, and start to explore UltraMacros’s 
built-in commands and pre-programmed macros. 
Next month, I will describe how to record and play 
back customized keyboard macros. 

[Mark Munz, author of Late Nite Patches, Soft- 
Works, and several macros on the MacroTools 
disk, is the AppleWorks SIG leader for Northwest 
Apple Pickers, in Tacoma, Washington.] 

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AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 13 

Software Review 

TimeOut Thesaurus: An Easy 
Way to Find the Right Word 

by Marty Knight 

W riting, for me, is a ponderous task. The ideas 
are there ... but the right words often elude 
me. Now I get help from TimeOut Thesaurus, an 
Apple Works accessory that lets me locate the word 
that best conveys what I want to say. Thesaurus 
quickly gives me a list of synonyms; I no longer 
have to heft my dog-eared copy of Roget’s The¬ 
saurus from the reference shelf. With Thesaurus, I 
am always an Apple-Escape away from more than 
40,000 synonyms for the 5,000 most popular words 
in the English language. 

Requirements, Compatibility, and Installation 

Thesaurus is compatible with versions 2.0 and 2.1 of 
Apple Works. Although the program will work on a 
128K Apple with two 5.25-inch disk drives, I rec¬ 
ommend you have at least one 3.5-inch drive or a 
hard drive to make Thesaurus convenient. 

Installation of Thesaurus follows the pattern estab¬ 
lished for the other TimeOut modules. If TimeOut 
is not installed on your copy of AppleWorks, boot 
your computer with the Thesaurus disk and follow 
the on-screen directions. Complete installation 
instructions appeared in the February 1988 issue of 
the AppleWorks Forum. If TimeOut is already on 
your copy of AppleWorks, just copy the file 
TO.THESAURUS onto your TimeOut Applica¬ 
tions Disk. 

Once installed, you must boot up AppleWorks, 
invoke TimeOut, and use the TimeOut Utilities to 
tell Thesaurus where to locate its dictionary. 

Functionality and Features 

Thesaurus is easy to use. Place the cursor any¬ 
where on a word in a word processor document, 
press the Apple-Escape Key combination, and 
select Thesaurus from the TimeOut Menu. Figure 
1 depicts the Thesaurus screen that appears if the 

cursor is on the word “walking” when you invoke 

Three lines of text, including the highlighted word, 
appear at the bottom of the screen so you can see 
the word in context. Thesaurus displays up to 30 
synonyms for the selected word. If there are more 
than 30 synonyms, Thesaurus displays the first 29; 
item 30 will be “More”. 

The suggested words are organized by parts of 
speech. Nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, ad¬ 
verbs, and conjunctions are all presented in clearly 
defined separate lists. You can use the TimeOut 
Utilities to redefine these labels. 

You select a replacement word from the display by 
moving the highlight to the word or by typing its 
number and pressing the Return Key. Thesaurus 
automatically replaces the word, and reformats 
your document if necessary. 

You can also use Thesaurus to help you think of 
synonyms for words you have not yet entered into 
a document. Put the cursor on any empty space, 
invoke the Thesaurus, and the program will prompt 
you to enter a word from the keyboard. Thesaurus 
then displays suggested synonyms. Any synonym 
you select is inserted at the cursor position and 
your document is reformatted to accommodate the 
new word. 

If Thesaurus cannot find the word you want in its 
synonym dictionary, it drops any suffix to the word 
and attempts to find a synonym for the root word. 

If you select one of Thesaurus’ synonyms for the 
root word, the program automatically adds the suf¬ 
fix to the synonym and asks you to verify the 
spelling of the proposed word. Thesaurus uses a 
complex algorithm to handle suffixes; the program 
usually suggests the correct synonyms and 
spellings for the final words. However, Thesaurus 

Page 14 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Software Review... 

Figure 1: Sample Screen from TimeOut Thesaurus 

File: Fairy Tale 


Escape: Review/Add/Change 

TimeOut Thesaurus 1.0, Copyright 1988 by Alan Bird 

23. footpath 

Using "walk" 







1 . 



















6 . 




















This is the story of Little Red Riding Hood and the big, bad 
wolf. Little Red Riding Hood was through the forest 

one day to visit her grandmother, who lived in a cottage 

Type number, or use arrows, then press Return 

74K Avail. 

assumes it knows how to spell the 
suffixed word correctly. It does not 
give you an opportunity to change 
the spelling of the suffix before the 
word is entered into your document. 

If the first list of suggested words 
does not include one that is close to 
your intended meaning, you can 
highlight any word on the list and 
press Open-Apple-Retum. Thesaurus 
will display a list of synonyms for 
the new word. You can use Open- 
Apple-Return up to eight times to 
help you locate the most suitable 

The number of words in the synonym 
dictionary depends on the size of the 
disk you use. The 5.25-inch disk 
includes approximately 43,000 syn¬ 
onyms for the 5,000 most common 
root words. The 3.25-inch disk 
includes approximately 46,000 synonyms for the 
same number of root words. 


Thesaurus does an excellent job of suggesting rea¬ 
sonable synonyms for your words; not surprising 
when you consider it is based on the Random 
House Thesaurus, a recognized reference work. In 
addition, the program is fast. It took 20 seconds for 
Thesaurus to suggest 23 synonyms for the word 
“walking” when I stored the Thesaurus program on 
a RAM disk and the dictionary on a 5.25-inch flop¬ 
py disk. The program runs faster if you have a 3.5- 
inch disk drive or a hard disk drive. 


Thesaurus comes with one 5.25-inch disk, one 3.5- 
inch disk, and a 40-page manual that includes both 
a Table of Contents and an Index. The manual is 
adequate. Fortunately, Thesaurus is easy to config¬ 
ure and easy to use. 


You can get help using Thesaurus from a number 
of sources. Beagle Bros’ technical support line 
answers questions during regular working hours. 

Unfortunately, the line is frequently busy, but the 
technical support staff proved familiar with the 
program when I finally got through. 

Beagle Bros also maintains a 24-hour bulletin 
board system and is available on-line in the Indus¬ 
try Connection of AppleLink-Personal Edition. 
Thesaurus owners can also get free technical sup¬ 
port from NAUG’s Members Helping Members 
volunteers or on the NAUG bulletin board. 


Thesaurus is an excellent enhancement for anyone 
who does serious writing with AppleWorks. The 
program frees you from the drudgery of looking up 
words in a printed thesaurus. Its speed and ease of 
use will encourage you to find the most appropriate 
words as you write. TimeOut Thesaurus should 
help improve your writing. 

[TimeOut Thesaurus costs $49.95from Beagle 
Bros, 6215 Ferris Square, Suite 100, San Diego, 

CA 92121.] 

[Marty Knight teaches computer literacy at Wil¬ 
son Junior High School in Middletown, Connecti¬ 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 15 

AppleWorks Update 

Recent Additions to NAUG’s 
AppleWorks Wish List 

N AUG maintains a “Wish List” of suggested 
AppleWorks enhancements. The complete list 
last appeared in the June 1988 issue of the Apple- 
Works Forum . Here are additional features sug¬ 
gested by our members. Although many of these 
enhancements are available in AppleWorks add¬ 
ons, these are enhancements that members want to 
see added to the basic AppleWorks program. 

Our thanks to Thomas Herzinger (Antioch, Illi¬ 
nois), Robert Netro (Canton, Ohio), Wendy Sprout 
(Richmond, Virginia), Melvin Nehring (St. 
Charles, Iowa), and Lucille Garmon (Carrollton, 
Georgia) for their thoughtful suggestions. 

General Suggestions 

• More than 250 lines, records, or rows on the clipboard. 

» Ability to change system date from within AppleWorks. 
• Different formats for entering dates upon bootup. 

• Information about status of the clipboard. 

• User-sizable windows into other documents or files. 

• Screen suppression when macros are operating. 

• “Find file” and “find text” functions. 

• One command to save all files on desktop. 

8 More options for number of lines to print per inch. 

• Background saving of files. 

• Ability to print catalog of data disk. 

• Toggle beep on/off. 

• Copy and move data between spreadsheet and data base. 
Word Processor 

• Different size characters on one line. 

• Arrange lines alphabetically or numerically. 

• Specify margins by relative values, as in AppleWriter. 

• Enter print options without calling the Options Menu. 

• Glossary function to record common keystrokes. 

• Ability to change the case of selected text. 

• Horizontal scrolling to display long lines. 

• Maintain multiple columns in a document. 

• Add non-printing notes in a document. 

Data Base 

• Category names in inverse when requested. 

• Ability to copy and move data between categories. 

• Report titles greater than 80 characters. 

• One-step way to create blank data base file from an 
existing file. 

8 Ability to specify print options (boldface, underline, etc.) 
for categories in reports. 

• Allow longer strings of text in records. 

• Allow record selection and arrange on calculated 


• Use current multiple record layout at default format for 

tables reports. 

• Display page breaks on tables format reports. 

8 Arrange only selected records in a file. 

8 Rearrange categories on the clipboard. 

8 Insert clipboard records at the end of file. 

• Record selection rules comparisons of more than 15 

characters of text. 


• Automatic setting of column widths to accommodate 

longest entry. 

• Internal rate of return function. 

8 Trigonometric functions. 

• Logarithmic functions. 

8 Statistical functions (including standard deviation and 

• Future value and present value functions. 

8 Logical “not”. 

• Random number function. 

• Exponentiation function. 

8 Scientific/engineering constants (e.g., n , e, c). 

8 Allow attaching notes to cells. 

8 Allow exponential (scientific) notation. 

8 Copy and move blocks of cells. 

8 Copy and move columns to the clipboard. 

8 Arrange columns based on contents of a row. 

• Interchange row to column and column to row. 

8 Count number of times a value appears in a row or 

8 Record selection rules in the spreadsheet. 

• Replace formulas with the calculated value. 

8 Commands like Apple-l/Apple-9 to scroll horizontally. 

• Windows top and bottom, and side by side. 

• Print row and column indicators. 

• Function to identify 2nd and 3rd highest or lowest value 

in a column or row. 

• Automatic left justification of labels when formulas are 


8 Copy into several non-contiguous areas at the same time. 
8 Background calculations so you can continue to work. 

Page 16 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Some AppleWorks owners still don’t have TimeOut! 

If you’ve ever wished you could do more with 
AppleWorks, like check your spelling lightning fast, 
print out your files with great looking Macintosh 
fonts, graph a spreadsheet to get your point across, 
use your mouse, create a powerful macro to automate 
your work and save time, print your wide spread¬ 
sheets sideways so they’ll fit on the page, copy files 
and disks, use really powerful desk accessories, and 
do it all without ever having to leave AppleWorks, 
then you need one or more of our original TimeOut 
products—QuickSpell, SuperFonts, Graph, Ultra- 
Macros, SideSpread, FileMaster and DeskTools. 

These widely acclaimed AppleWorks add-ons 
aren’t like add-ons at all. They are integrated so well 
with AppleWorks they seem built-in—like they have 
always been there. You can access them instantly from 
inside AppleWorks. And they’re easy to use. 

And now the only real AppleWorks add-ons just 
added more members to the family. 

Thesaurus gives you instant access to nearly 
50,000 online synonyms, automatically removes and 
adds suffixes, lists each synonym with its part of 
speech and automatically places the synonym you 
select into your AppleWorks document. ($49.95) 

PowerPack (inCider Editor’s Choice-August 
1988) includes Triple Desktop, Triple Clipboard, 
Program Selector, Line Sorter, Help Screens, File 
Librarian, Desktop Sorter, Category Search, AWP to 
TXT and ASCII Values. ($49.95) 

DeskTools II includes Calculator Plus, Area 
Code Finder, Measurements, Directree, Printer 
Manager, Screen Printer, Stop Watch, Clipboard 
Viewer, Disk Tester, File Search and more. ($49.95) 
MacroTools includes Macro Debugger, Task 
Launcher, Menu Maker, Token Chart, File Stats and 
tons of new macros for UltraMacros. ($25.00) 

.^4 Paint, a bonus pull-down menu graphics 
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Word Processor Tip 

How to Get Multi-Line Headers 

by Mark Munz 

AppleWorks can automatically put a one-line “header” at the top of every page in a word 
processor document. In this article, Mark Munz describes how to overcome this one-line 
limitation and produce multi-line headers. You need TimeOut UltraMacros to implement 
these procedures. 

A “header” consists of text that is automatically 
printed at the top of every page of a word pro¬ 
cessor document. In a book, a header typically 
includes the name of the chapter and the page num¬ 
ber. In a letter, the header usually includes the name 
of the addressee, the date, and the page number. 

The AppleWorks word proces¬ 
sor module has a command that 
can automatically put a header 
on the top of each page. You 
invoke the header command by 
going to the Options Menu 
(Apple-O) and entering the let¬ 
ters “PH” for “Page Header”. 

The line of text immediately 
below the Page Header Com¬ 
mand will print at the top of the 
next page and at the top of all 
the following pages. You can 
change the header at any point 
in your document by issuing a 
new PH command. AppleWorks 
even has the ability to automati¬ 
cally insert correct page num¬ 
bers in the header. [Ed: See the 
articles entitled “How to Print 
Page Headers” in the July and 
August 1987 issues of the 
AppleWorks Forum for infor¬ 
mation about how to get auto¬ 
matic page numbering in 

Unfortunately, AppleWorks lim¬ 
its the header to a single line. But 
here is a macro that adds multi¬ 

line header capabilities to AppleWorks. You will 
need TimeOut UltraMacros to use this technique. 

How the Macro Works 

To use the macro, enter a multiple line header as 
text at the beginning of the document. When you 

Figure 1: Macro that Adds Multi-Line Headers 


msg ' Number of lines in 

the header (1-9) ': 

$0=getstr 1: 

{get a value} 

x=val $0: 

{get result and put into x} 

msg ' ': 

{turn off prompt} 

if x=0 then stopielseoff 

{stop if no number is entered} 


{make certain you have zoom off} 


{calculate page breaks } 


{go to the last page} 

poke 799,$15: 
call 795: 

{find vertical position on screen} 

Y=peek 794:Y=Y+1: 
$l=screen 45,Y,3: 

{put last page number in $1} 

p=val $1: 

{let P = last page number} 


{zoom in to display all options} 


{copy header to clipboard} 


{zoom out} 


{adjust counter} 


{loop puts lines on clipboard} 

if x>l then 






{set a new counter } 


{loop to copy in headers} 


{recalculate page breaks} 

oa-f>P<print c:rtn: 

{find end of current page} 


{copy the header onto the page} 


if c<p then 

{increment the counter} 


Page 18 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Word Processor 
Tip ... 

invoke the macro, the program 
asks how many lines you want in 
the header and then copies that 
many lines from the beginning of 
the file onto the Apple Works clip¬ 
board. Next, the macro uses the 
Copy Command to place this 
header at the top of every page. 

There is one significant disadvan¬ 
tage to using this procedure to put 
multiple-line headers in your doc¬ 
ument. The macro changes the 
text in your document by copying 
the multiple line header onto the 
top of each page. If you save the 
document with these headers and 
ever want to edit the file, you will 
have to remove all the headers, 
make the editing changes, then re¬ 
run the macro. 

You can avoid this problem by 
saving the file on a data disk 
before running the macro. Then 
run the macro and print the docu¬ 
ment. Do not save the modified 
file on your disk; you already have 
a complete copy of the file without 
the headers. When you want to 
edit the document, bring the origi¬ 
nal file from your disk onto the 
desktop, make your editorial 
changes, save the revised docu¬ 
ment, and re-run the macro. 

Like all programs, Apple Works 
has its limitations. But it is inter¬ 
esting to watch third party 
enhancements like UltraMacros 
challenge those limits. 

Beagle Bros Update 

A last-minute change in Apple- 
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AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 19 


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How to Prevent 
Apple Mgs 


by A. J. Weiss 

When loading Apple Works into my Apple IIgs, 
the computer occasionally locks up at the 
screen that says “Getting Started” at the top. 
Members Helping Members volunteer Jim Sul- 
sona solved the problem. He told me to shut off 
my ImageWriter II or press the “Select” button 
on the printer and the computer unlocked with¬ 
out rebooting Apple Works. 

I don’t know how often I’ve rebooted my com¬ 
puter when Apple Works locked like this, but no 
longer. Now I just press the “Select” button on 
the ImageWriter and I can continue working.. 

[A. J. Weiss uses AppleWorks to manage the 
mailing list for his boating club, and for his 
personal bookkeeping. Mr. Weiss lives in Sara¬ 
sota, Florida.] 

Protect Your Privacy 

by Jim Carlisle 

You can quickly hide your AppleWorks 
screen from a curious onlooker by pressing 
the Escape Key. A second press of the Escape 
Key usually brings back your screen when 
you are ready. 

[Jim Carlisle is coordinator of the Teachers 
Idea and Information Exchange, Box 6229, 
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506.] 

Page 20 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

Beagle . Bros . Update . 

SpreadTools: Useful Tools for 
the Spreadsheet User 

by Dave Gair 

S preadTools, the latest addition to the TimeOut 
series of AppleWorks enhancements from Bea¬ 
gle Bros, is a collection of tools that add useful fea¬ 
tures to the AppleWorks spreadsheet. The Spread- 
Tools modules were written by Alan Bird, Dan 
Verkade, and Randy Brandt. 

The SpreadTools modules include: 

Analyst: A spreadsheet auditor that checks for 
potential errors in the logic of a spreadsheet, (e.g., 
circular cell references), generates a cross-refer¬ 
ence list that shows which cells refer to other cells, 
displays an entire spreadsheet in compressed form, 
and automatically sets the width of a column to the 
widest entry in that column. 

Block Copy: Copies any block of cells within a 
spreadsheet or to the clipboard for transfer to other 
spreadsheets. (Unenhanced AppleWorks cannot 
copy blocks of cells.) 

CelLink: Imports cell values into a summary 
spreadsheet from other spreadsheets on the desktop 
or from AppleWorks data disks. One summary 
spreadsheet can import data from up to 35 different 
spreadsheets. CelLink makes it easier to use the 
AppleWorks spreadsheet module to produce com¬ 
plex reports. 

Data Converter: Transfers word processor infor¬ 
mation into spreadsheet-formatted data and trans¬ 
fers data between the AppleWorks spreadsheet and 
data base modules. This is an enhanced version of 
the Data Converter module on the DeskTools, 
Graph, and UltraMacros disks. 

FormulaToValue: Converts a calculated value in 
a cell into a constant. FormulaTo Value lets you 
compute an entry in a cell one month and “lock in” 
that value so it doesn’t change in future months. 

QuickColumns: Changes column widths. Allows 
designation of a repeating pattern of column 
widths. For example, if you highlight six columns 
and enter “8,2” as the column widths, the first col¬ 
umn will be set eight characters wide, the second 
column two characters wide, the third column eight 
characters wide, and so on. 

Rows <—> Cols: Copies any column to a row or 
any row to a column. 

SpreadTools will be introduced by Beagle Bros at 
AppleFest in San Francisco later this month. The 
program costs $59.95. 

[Dave Gair, a contractor from Los Angeles, Cali¬ 
fornia, coordinates the AppleWorks Special Inter¬ 
est Group on CompuServe.] 

NAUG Available on 
CompuServe and 

You can now contact NAUG on both 
AppleLink-Personal Edition and CompuServe. 
On AppleLink, NAUG appears in the Apple II 
Forum under the AppleWorks Special Interest 
Forum. On CompuServe, issue the command 
“GO APPLETWO” to find NAUG. 

The NAUG area on CompuServe includes a 
message system and a data library. NAUG mem¬ 
bers can use electronic mail to contact the 
NAUG business office. You should direct busi¬ 
ness messages to Cathleen Merritt, user id 
72227,3463. The data library includes all files 
posted on NAUG’s Electronic Forum, and many 
of the files in NAUG’s Public Domain Library. 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 21 

The new DataLink 2400 modem 
from Applied Engineering, it’s a lot more 

than just twice as fast 

.Applied ] 





Engineering’s new DataLink™ 2400. Simply put, 
the finest modem on the market for your Apple IIgs, 

He or II+. 

Bring home a world of information . . . from up to the 
minute flight information to whole libraries of resource 
materials. Even download free software and games. 

Twice the speed. 

At transmission speeds up 
to 2400 bps (bits-per-second), 

Applied Engineering’s new 
DataLink 2400 is capable of 
putting text on the screen faster 
than the human eye can follow. 

That means you can capture a 
great deal more material in less 
time than with 1200 bps modems. And unlike other 
modems, the DataLink 2400 comes complete with 
powerful, easy-to-use communications software. 

Complete communications software included. 

Both our new DataLink 2400 and our DataLink 1200 
modems feature AE’s exclusive communications software 
—on disk and in ROM—everything needed to get you 
immediately up and running. Our powerful DataTerm 
software for the IIgs and He supports VT-52 screen 
emulation, macros, file transfers, on-line time display, 
recording buffer and more. It even stores hundreds of 
phone numbers for auto-dialing and log on. And for 11+ 
and 64K lie owners, our OnLine 64 software has many of 
the same powerful features. 

Worldwide compatibility. 

The DataLink 2400 is fully compatible with Bell 103 and 
212 protocols, as well as European protocol CCITT V.22 
BIS, V.22 and V.21. It operates at varying transmission 
speeds from 0-300, 1200 and 2400 bps. 

The new 2400, like our best-selling DataLink™ 1200, 
carries a full five year warranty and comes complete with 
two modular phone jacks for data and voice calls, a 
thoughtful feature that means fewer wires to connect We 
also include an extra long telephone cable, in case your 
computer is across the room from your telephone jack. 
You can track the progress of calls either electronically or 
via on-board speaker. And built-in diagnostics reliably 
check transmission accuracy. 

Prices subject to change without notice. Brands and product names are registered 
trademarks of their respective holders. 

Packed with important features: 

• Non-volatile memory for modem configuration 

• Full Hayes AT compatibility 

• Point-to-Point, ASCII Express, Access II compatibility, in 
addition to AE’s included DataTerm and OnLine 64 

• Super Serial Card “Front End” for highest software 
compatibility (unlike others) 

• Adaptive equalization and descrambling 

• Hardware Configuration for DSR and DCD 

• PC Transporter (MS-DOS) compatibility 

• FCC certified design 

$204.90 in freebies. 

We also throw in a nice collection of 
goodies—a free subscription to the 
GEnie network worth $29.93, $60 of 
free on-line time from NewsNet, a free 
$50 subscription to the Official Airline 
Guide and a fee-waived membership 
to The Source worth $49.95 plus 
__ $15 of free on-line time. 

* That’s $204.90 worth of free 

memberships, discounts and 
on-line time when you purchase the powerful DataLink 
2400 at $239. 

DataLink 1200 reduced. 

Loaded with all the features of the new 2400, (except 
CCITT, DSR/DCD and non-volatile ROM configurations) 
our 1200 bps DataLink modem, com- WO? 
plete with software and freebies, is an 
affordable alternative at only $179. 

DataLink 1200.$179 

DataLink 2400.$239 

Order today! 

To order or for more information, see your dealer or call 
(214) 241-6060 today, 9 am to 11 pm, 7 days. Or send 
check or money order to Applied Engineering. MasterCard, 
VISA and C.O.D. welcome. Texas residents add 7% sales 
tax. Add $10 outside U.S.A 


The Apple enhancement experts. 

(214) 241-6060 

P.O. Box 5100, Carrollton, TX 75011 

Members Helping Members 

How to Get Help with the 
AppleWorks Modules 

by William Marriott 

E ach month, the AppleWorks Forum lists the member-volunteers who offer technical support for Apple- 
Works products. This month’s list identifies the volunteers who can answer questions about the Apple- 
Works modules. Next month’s issue will contain a list of members who offer help with hardware questions. 

AppleWorks Modules 

How to Use This List 

To the left of each volunteer’s name are numbers that indicate the 
AppleWorks modules the consultant supports. Volunteers are listed 
alphabetically by state. 

1 = Word Processor 

2 = Data Base 

3 = Spreadsheet 

4 = Integration between modules 





Berenice Maltby 
Corona del Mar CA 
714/640-7369 9am-9pm 

Tom Militello 

Rancho Palos Verdes CA 
213/ 541-2766 M-F 4pm-8pm 
NAUG BBS #118 

Will Nelken 
San Rafael CA 

415/456-1798 M-F 10am-3pm 
415/ 459-0845 M 3pm-9pm; 

Sat lOam-IOpm 

Jim Pennington 
Long Beach CA 

213/ 420-8629 24-hr. answ mach 

Alabama _ Rebecca Cathey 
Eutaw AL 

205/372-3581 M-F 5pm-9pm; 

S-S Noon-10pm 

1.2.4 Tiny Laster 
Tuskeegee AL 

205/ 727-8855 M-F 9am-6pm 
205/ 727-5466 Daily 9pm-Midnight 


1,2,3,4 Ross Lambert 
Unalakleet AK 

907/624-3161 M-Sat 9am-9pm 

California _ 

1,2 Stephen Brewer 
San Bernadino CA 
714/ 883-0365 Sun 7pm-10pm; 

M 7pm-10pm 

714/ 882-3308 T-F 10am-5pm 
CompuServe 73277,2500 

1,2,3,4 Robert Demmon 
Coronado CA 

619/ 435-0554 M-F 3pm-10pm; 

S-S 9am-10pm 
619/ 435-0520 M-F 3pm-10pm; 

S-S 9am-10pm 

1,2 Donna Ewing 

Costa Mesa CA 

714/ 556-3169 M-F 8:30am-4:30pm 

1,2 Don Farrar 

Pleasant Hill CA 

415/ 932-5509 M-F 6pm-8pm 

4 George Gray 

Los Angeles CA 
213/774-4131 M-F lOam-IOpm 

1,2,3,4 Terry Higgins 

Hayward CA 

415/ 887-7499 Daily 8am-11pm answ 
NAUG BBS #117 
The Source SIG049 

1,2,3 Alan E. Kahn 

San Anseimo CA 

415/ 457-9827 M-F 8am-9pm 

1 Dale Shields 

Torrance CA 

CompuServe 73177,2323 

Colorado _ 

1,2,3,4 Gary Armour 
Littleton CO 

303/ 933-9493 M-F 5pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

1,2,3,4 Steve Feldman 
Denver CO 

303/428-6115 M-F 8am-8pm 

1,2,3,4 David Gillaspie 
Lakewood CO 

303/431-6100 M-F 9am-Noon 
303/ 988-0994 M-F 7am-9pm 

1,2,3,4 Lyle Graff 
Littleton CO 

303/ 977-4557 M-F 8am-3pm 
303/ 794-5970 M-F 6pm-9pm; 

Sat Noon-9pm 

3 Harry McMullen 

Littleton CO 

303/ 795-5510 Daily 4pm-9pm 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 23 

AppleWorks Modules... 

1.2.4 Carol McPeek 
LaSalle CO 

303/ 284-5508 Daily 8am-Noon Larry Thaete 
Boulder CO 

303/ 939-9072 MWF 5pm-9pm 
303/ 492-2717 M-F 9am-3pm 



Martin Knight 

Middletown CT 

203/ 346-9698 Daily 6pm-9pm 

NAUG BBS #101 



John R. Robinson 

Niantic CT 

203/ 739-7435 Daily 9:30am-2pm 


Emery Roth 

Washington CT 

203/ 868-7118 Daily 3pm-8:30pm 


Newton Shaffer 

Gales Ferry CT 

203/ 464-9716 Daily 4pm-11 pm 



John Andrianoff 

Ft. Pierce FL 

305/ 466-6653 School Days 3:30pm- 

Other Days Noon-8pm 


H. Clay Bailey III 

Jacksonville FL 

904/ 744-2499 W-Sun; 7pm-11pm 

904/ 725-3477 Daily 9am-6pm 


Joe Policy 

Lantana FL 

305/586-1111 M-F 9am-5pm 

CompuServe 76127,24 

The Source STR774 


Thomas Stanius 

Opa Locka FL 

305/ 375-2095 ext. 8691 M-F 8am-5pm 
305/ 624-6142 M-F 6pm-Midnight; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 


Jeff C. Strichard 

Ft. Lauderdale FL 

305/ 587-9590 M-F 6pm-11 pm; S-S all day 
305/ 763-3883 M-F 9am-4pm 



Jim Sulsona 

Doraville GA 

404/ 455-0853 Daily 9am-Midnight 


CompuServe 76440,227 

404/ 446-9048 #187 



Michael Artery 

Clarendon Hills IL 

312/ 986-1128 Daily 6pm-9pm 


Sharon De Kirmandjian 

Libertyville IL 

312/ 680-1974 M-F, 2pm-10pm 


J. Terry Flynn 

Lake Bluff IL 

312/ 680-0980 M-F 8am-5pm 
312/234-2820 M-F 6pm-9pm; 

S-S 10am-9pm 

The Source TCK890 


Connie Peters 

Decatur IL 

217/ 875-2431 School Hours 

217/ 429-6242 Other Times 


Dennis Ricke 

St. Charles IL 

312/ 377-4829 School Hours 


Walter Schillinger 

Oak Park IL 

312/386-2278 M-F 5pm-6:30pm 

312/ 451-3000 Daily 8am-10am, 



Bowen Schumacher 

Winnetka IL 

312/256-1771 S-S 11am-5pm 

212/ 546-0633 M-F 9am-7pm 


Michael Warner 

Glenn Ellyn IL 

312/ 790-0330 M-F 8am-5pm 

312/ 469-2543 M-F 5pm-10pm; 

S-S 10am-10pm 


Victor Weisskopf 

Lincolnwood IL 

312/ 674-7400 M-F 9am-5pm 



Stanley Boler 

Knightstown IN 

317/ 345-5663 M-F 5pm-11pm 


Brenda Crenshaw 

Shelbyville IN 

317/ 264-1286 M-F 7am-5pm 

317/ 398-0525 M-F 6pm-9pm; 

S-S 9am-10pm 


Irvin Haas 

Carmel IN 

317/ 848-0050 M-F 3:30pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 


Mark Hochstetler 

Indianapolis IN 

317/783-8821 MTF 1pm-5pm; 

WTh 8am-5pm 

317/ 299-3156 M-F 7pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 



Roger Christian 

Iowa City IA 

319/ 337-2189 M-F 9am-5pm 

319/ 338-7350 M-F 7pm-10pm 


Dan York 

Marion IA 

319/ 373-1883 M-F 5pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

319/ 373-2083 M-F 5pm-10pm 



Dick Fogliasso 

Girard KS 

316/ 724-4330 M-F 8am-9am, 3pm-4pm 
316/ 724-4590 S-S 9am-9pm 

CompuServe 73710,20 

1,2,4 Jan Laughlin 
Mapleton KS 

316/743-3441 Daily 9am-4pm 

2,3 Marcia Philbrick 
Seneca KS 

913/336-3557 School Hours 

913/ 336-3645 Other Times 7pm-10pm 


1,2,3,4 Rosalie Lasee 

Richmond KY 

606/ 622-1986 M-F 8am-4:30pm 



Ron Jacobs 

Laurel MD 

301/ 498-0558 M-F 6pm-10pm 

Sat 10am-10pm; 

Sun Noon-10pm 
301/725-3228 M-F 8:30am-3pm 


David Ottalini 

Silver Springs MD 

301/ 681-5792 M-F 6pm-9pm 
CompuServe 72457,2401 


Ronald Romanowicz 

Glencoe MD 

301/ 472-4800 Daily 8am-4pm 
301/472-2983 Daily 4pm-11pm 


Michael Spurrier 

Baltimore MD 

301/ 298-0263 S-S 6pm-11pm 
301/955-5938 School Days llam-lpm 


Morgan Jopling 

Crofton MD 

301/ 721-7874 M-Th 7pm-9pm; 

Sun 6pm-9pm 



Pamela Michaelson 

Marblehead MA 

617/631-0918 M-F 9am-Noon 


Richard Nash 

North Reading MA 

617/ 664-5400 M-F 8am-4pm 


Jeff Weisenfreund 

Newton MA 

617/ 965-028 Daily 8pm-11 pm 


1,2,3,4 Dawn Andrews 
Muskegon Ml 

616/ 755-4308 M-F 4pm-10pm Jim Anker 
Hazel Park Ml 

313/ 542-3910 M-F 9am-4pm 
313/391-0033 M-F 6pm-10pm; 

S-S 1pm-9pm 

2.3.4 Joe Connelly 
Livonia Ml 

313/ 421-8729 M-F 9am-9pm 
NAUG BBS #21 Arthur Daniel 
Warren Ml 

313/ 445-7142 M-Th 7am-4pm 
313/445-7105 M-Th 7:30am-8pm; 

F 7:30am-4pm 

Page 24 

September 1988 

AppleWorks Forum 

AppleWorks Modules ... 

Codes _ 

1 =Word Processor 
2=Data Base 

4=Integration between modules 

1,2 Jane Harris 

Grand Rapids Ml 

616/ 458-2653 Sat Noon-11 pm; 

Sun lOam-llpm 

1,2,3 Lynn Leininger 
Monroe Ml 

313/ 241-4021 M-F 4pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 
NAUG BBS #313 
CompuServe 73277,2420 

1,2,3,4 Bill Neef 

Grass Lake Ml 

517/ 522-4689 Daily 8am-10pm 

1,2,3 J. O’Connor 
Rochester Ml 

313/ 853-1260 Daily 10am-9pm 

1,2,3,4 Quality Computers 
Grosse Pointe Ml 
313/ 885-4270 Daily 9am-5pm 
313/ 885-4215 Daily 9am-5pm 

1,2,3,4 Mike Robinson 
Royal Oak Ml 

313/ 585-5027 M-F 6pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 
NAUG BBS #411 

Michigan AppleGram 313/ 292-0389 #15 

1,2,3,4 Pete Ross 
Wayne Ml 

313/ 728-8720 answ mach 

1,2,3 Brian Theil 
Taylor Ml 

313/ 287-4608 M-F 6pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 
CompuServe 71320,221 

1,2,3,4 Richard Zajac 
Mt. Clemens Ml 
313/ 465-2615 M-F 6pm-11pm; 

S-S 8am-11pm 
313/ 465-5040 answ mach 
NAUG BBS #198 
CompuServe 71540,1602 

1,2,3,4 Keith Zuuk 
Grosse lie Ml 

313/ 675-1550 Daily 8am-4pm 

Minnesota _ 

1,2 Norman E. Hecimovich 
Austin MN 

507/ 433-3425 M-F 7:30am-5pm 
507/ 437-4245 Daily 5pm-10pm 

1,2,3,4 James Hirsch 

Coon Rapids MN 
612/ 755-8082 M-F 6pm-10pm 
612/755-8220 M-F 7:30am-4pm 

Dick Kenfield 
Hopkins MN 

612/ 938-4382 M-F 4pm-9pm; 

S-S all day 

CompuServe 71540,373 

Penelope Krosch 
Stillwater MN 

612/ 436-5405 M-F 6pm-10pm; 

S-S 10am-5pm 

Mississippi _ 

1 Bill Brescia 

Union MS 

601/ 656-5251 ext. 156 M-F 8am-4:30pm 
601/ 774-5609 24-hr answ mach 

Missouri _ 

1,2,3,4 Whit Crowley 

Manchester MO 

314/ 394-7955 M-F 6pm-9pm; 

S-S 10am-6pm 
CompuServe 70176,1167 

1,2,3 Lynn Leopard 
Chillicothe MO 

816/ 646-0702 M-F 8am-8:30am, 2:30pm- 

816/ 646-4196 Daily 5pm-9pm 


1,2,3,4 Steve Bernbaum 
Shepard MT 

406/373-6393 Daily lOam-llpm 

1,2,3 Esther Hamel 
St Ignatius MT 

406/ 745-4455 Daily lOam-IOpm 

1,2,3 Bob Shipek 

Great Falls MT 

406/ 791-2130 Daily 8am- 5pm 
406/ 452-9104 Daily 9pm-Midnight 
CompuServe 76067,3221 

Nebraska _ 

1,2,3,4 Larry B. McEwen 
Hastings NE 

402/ 463-1387 M-F 8am-4pm 
402/ 463-2267 Daily 5pm-9pm 
NAUG BBS #188 

Nevada _ 

1,2,3,4 Jon S. Greene 
Sparks NV 

702/ 359-3266 M-Sat 7pm-9pm; 

Sun 9am-6pm 

702/825-9251 M-Sat 10am-5pm 

New Hampshire 

1,2,3,4 Chris MacLeod 
Concord NH 

603/ 224-0520 M,Th 7pm-9pm 

New Jersey _ 

1 Les Blatt 

Maplewood NJ 
CompuServe 73647,3157 

1,2,3,4 Pete Crosta 
Nutley NJ 

201/ 667-6369 M-F 3pm-10pm 
201/ 667-2928 S-S 8am-10pm 
201/ 266-4335 M-F 8:30am-3pm 
NAUG BBS #230 
CompuServe 70601,35 
InCider #878 

2 Edwin C. Doe 

Pt. Pleasant NJ 

201/ 528-6349 8am-11pm ans. serv. or 

GEnie E.DOE 

1,2,3,4 David Edwards 
Camden NJ 

609/ 966-6767 M-F 9am-5pm 
609/ 365-1359 M-F 6pm-9pm 

1,2 Matthew Jones 

Neptune NJ 

201/774-0983 M-F 6pm-8pm 

1,2,3,4 Link Keur 
Edison NJ 

CompuServe 76237,302 

1,2,3 Linda Nixon 

Chatham NJ 

201/ 635-0973 M-F 5pm-9pm; 

S-S 11am-5pm 

1,2 Stuart Schneider 

Teaneck NJ 

201/ 568-3336 M-F 9:30am-5:15pm 
201/ 261-1983 M-F 6pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-llpm 

1,2 David Jay Scott 

Wall NJ 

201/681-0600 Daily 6pm-10pm 

1 Suzanne Thomas 

Tinton Falls NJ 

201/ 842-7699 Daily 9am-3pm, 7pm-9pm 
CompuServe 76012,1145 

New York 

1,2,3,4 Bob Beer 
Coram NY 

516/ 928-6870 Daily 6pm-9pm 

1,2,3,4 Michael Bice 

Garden City NY 

516/ 741-7800 ext. 219 M-F 7:30am-2:30pm 

2 Fred Brothers 

New York NY 

212/732-7072 M-F 9am-5pm 

1,2 Cynthia Gillmore 

Johnstown NY 

518/762-8483 M-F 7am-5:30pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 
518/ 725-4016 M-F 8am-4pm 
518/661-6277 Summer, M-F 6pm-10pm 

1,2,3,4 Sister Mary Gregory 
Watertown NY 

315/ 782-3460 M-F 3pm-9pm 
315/ 788-4670 Daily 2pm-3pm 

1,2,3,4 Don Menges 
Rochester NY 

716/ 544-9398 Daily 8pm-11pm 
NAUG BBS #126 
CompuServe 75776,443 

AppleWorks Forum 

September 1988 

Page 25 

AppleWorks Modules ... 

1,2 Harold S. Miller 
Ozone Park NY 

718/ 641-5208 Daily 10am-5pm; 

M-F 7pm-9pm 

1.2.4 Betty M. Minemier 
Dansville NY 

716/ 335-3186 M-F 7am-4pm 
716/ 335-6258 Other Times James Nicoll 
Pittsford NY 

716/ 546-6732 M-F 7:30am-2pm 
716/ 381-9480 M-F 7pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

1,2 Ken Si I vo 

Rochester NY 

716/ 244-1912 M-F 4pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

1,2,3,4 David Strachen 
Buffalo NY 

716/ 634-8238 M-F 10am-5pm 
716/ 832-8869 M-Th 6am-10pm 

1,2 Walter Taylor 

W. Henrietta NY 

716/ 263-7700 ext. 269 M-F 8am-5pm 
716/ 359-2857 Other Times 

North Camlina _ 

1,2,3,4 Terry W. Robertson 
Charlotte NC 

704/ 377-0111 M-F 8am-6pm 
704/536-4261 Daily 7:30pm-10pm 

Ohio _ 

1,2,3,4 Mark Ball 
Paris OH 

216/ 862-3277 M-F 6pm-10pm 
216/ 627-7606 M-F 8am-3pm 

1,2,3,4 Jessie Beale-Hansen 
Cinti OH 

513/ 751-6834 M-F 7pm-10pm 

513/ 241-6400 M-F 9am-11am, 3pm-5pm William Beasley 
N. Olmsted OH 

216/ 777-7700 ext. 282 M-F 8am-4pm 
216/ 933-4408 answ mach 
CompuServe 71106,574 

1 Mark Elliot 

Hudson OH 

216/ 686-2280 M-F 9am-5pm 
216/ 653-5006 S-S 6pm-11pm 

1.4 Carman Greco 
St. Clairsville OH 

614/ 695-5026 M-F 3pm-9pm; 

S-S 9am-9pm 

1 Florence Hoechstetter 

Columbus OH 

614/ 231-3992 Daily 6pm-10pm Guy R. Moore 
Oxford OH 

513/ 746-6333 M-F 9am-4pm 
513/ 529-7584 M-F 8am-4pm 
513/ 523-3797 Daily 7pm-10:30pm 

1,2,3,4 Howard Moskowitz 
Toledo OH 

419/ 729-8412 M-F 8am-4:30pm 
419/ 535-8647 M-F 5pm-10pm; 

S-S 10am-10pm 
CompuServe 73547,337 

1,2,3,4 Robert Netro 
Canton OH 

216/ 477-3667 8am-11am; 1pm-4pm 

3 Bill Ries 

Cincinnati OH 

513/941-7831 Daily 8:45am-2:45pm 
513/ 941-7933 Daily 4:30pm-10:30pm 

1,2,3,4 Patricia Ritchey 

Bowling Green OH 

419/ 372-7038 M-F 8am-4pm 

419/ 673-0040 M-F 7pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

1,2,3,4 Matiwynne Winton 
Stockport OH 

614/ 559-2816 MTThF 5pm-9pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

Oregon _ 

1,2,3 Calvin Behrens 
West Linn OR 

503/ 655-0058 M-F 9am-5pm 
503/ 636-0762 M-F 5pm-10pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 

1,2,3,4 Jim Emig 

Portland OR 

503/ 280-5666 M-F 7am-4pm 
503/ 771-1916 M-F 6pm-9pm; 

S-S lOam-IOpm 



Larry Beatty 

Hopwood PA 

412/ 439-4912 Daily 9am-10pm 


David Chesebrough 

Sewickley PA 

412/241-5129 MTTh 7pm-9pm 


Martin Friedman 

Philadelphia PA 

215/ 473-6135 M-S 3pm-10pm 

CompuServe 76676,1057 


John Nied 

Danville PA 

717/ 275-4111 School Hours 


Joel Perlish 

Havertown PA 

215/ 789-7673 Daily 9am-10pm 


Don Pratt 

Bloomsburg PA 

717/ 389-4639 M-F 9am-4pm 

South Carolina 

1,2 Oliver Roosevelt 

Fairforest SC 

803/ 576-1270 M-F 8am-1pm 
803/ 574-1104 M-F 5pm-10pm 
NAUG BBS #162 
CompuServe 76446,1046 
AppleLink PE: AFL Oli 

1,2 Charlotte White 

Union SC 

803/ 427-1389 MThF 7pm-9pm 
NAUG BBS #387 


1,2,3,4 Major Michael Sutter 
Clarksville TN 

502/ 798-8203 Daily 6am-2pm 
615/ 552-0973 Daily 5pm-9pm 

Members Helping 
Members Data Base 
Available on Disk 

You can now get an electronic 
copy of NAUG’s Member 
Helping Members data base. 
The file contains a list of more 
than 150 consultants and the 
technical support they offer. 

Use the Apple-R command in 
the data base module to search 
this list for volunteers who offer 
the technical support you need. 

The Members Helping Members 
Disk is available from NAUG’s 
Public Domain Library for $4 
per disk, plus $2 shipping and 
handling per order (Foreign 
postage: $4). 

Texas _ 

1,2,3 Richard Buro 
Temple TX 

817/ 778-0386 Daily 6am-9pm answ mach 

1,2 Martha (Polly) Davis 

Baytown TX 

713/ 422-7560 M-S 5pm-10pm 

1,2,3,4 Ron Franzetti 
Austin TX 

512/331-8061 5pm-10pm 

2 Jeff Holcomb 

Carrollton TX 

817/ 465-7978 M-F 7pm-10pm; 

S-S 10am-10pm 

1,2,3 Joseph Kline 
Lubbock TX 

806/ 796-0829 Daily 8am-9pm 

1,2,3,4 Ralph Logan, Jr. 

Fort Worth TX 

817/ 281-0661 TThF 2pm-5pm 

1,2,3,4 Bob Oberholtzer 
Houston TX 

713/664-2011 M-F 9am-6pm 
713/ 664-1795 M-F 6pm-8:30pm; 

Sat 2pm-7pm 

713/ 664-2011 24hr answ serv 


1 Lars Baris 

Essex Jet. VT 

802/ 878-1392 Daily 7am-2pm 

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National AppleWorks Users Group 
Box 87453, Canton, Michigan 48187 
(313) 397-1594 
BBS (313) 482-8090 


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NAUG accepts classified advertisements in the 

AppleWorks Forum. These advertisements must 

meet the following criteria: 

1. The individual’s or company’s name, address, 
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2. The classified section is for text-only adver¬ 
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be used. 

3. Payments must accompany your order. Orders 
must be received at least 45 days before the 
cover date on the issue in which the advertise¬ 
ment will appear. 

Rate: 500 per word per issue. 

Seminar Schedule 

NAUG sponsors AppleWorks seminars in vari¬ 
ous locations throughout the country. These sem¬ 
inars, entitled “AppleWorks: Beyond the Basics”, 
are intended for AppleWorks users who want to 
solve AppleWorks problems and learn new tech¬ 

Seminar schedule: 

Oct. 12 - Battle Creek, MI Oct. 31 - Chicago, IL 

Oct. 24 - Kansas City, KS* Nov. 4 - Grand Rapids, MI 

Oct. 26 - Minneapolis, MN* Nov. 7 - Ann Arbor, MI 

Oct. 28 - Milwaukee, WI* *Tentative 

The presenters. Dr. Warren Williams and Oliver 
Roosevelt, are technical advisors to NAUG and 
frequent contributors to the AppleWorks Forum. 
Write or call NAUG for more information. 

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